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is in the minds of all americans including on the campaign trail. here is vice presidential nominee paul ryan a short while ago in ohio? >> let's today when we get home, put in our prayers the people who are in the east coast in the wake of this big storm that is coming. let's not forget those fellow americans of ours. >> gregg: doug is live in delaware where residents are anxiously preparing for sandy? >> it is basically here right now. winds are gusting probably about 30 miles an hour. gusting a bit more than that. gust comes along and knocks you off your feet a little bit. this is shaping up in this area as a classic storm coming out of north-northeast. it is typically in this region. nor'easters cause more damage than hurricanes. it's called the ash wednesday storm of 1962, johnf. kennedy was president. hundreds of buildings were destroyed in this area, literally thousands of buildings were badly damaged. president kennedy declared a disaster area. because of that and characteristics of this storm so closely mirror that, the governor of delaware has called for a mandatory evacuation all p
hickenlooper and the republican governor, paul ryan's home state of wisconsin, scott walker. governors, welcome back to "meet the press," both of you. >> glad to be back. >> both states are pretty tight here, pretty remarkable is tight as well, good news for romney. a rrn hasn't won your state since 1984. and in colorado, governor hickenlooper, look at our latest polling from nbc news and marist. 48-48. i know talking to the obama campaign. i know they think it's not that close, but they know it's tight. governor hickenlooper, you start, what's decisive? what tips the scales in your state and in this election? >> well i think if you look at the mess that president obama inherited and i mean losing 800,000 jobs a month, month after month, the first few months of his presidency. he's turned it around, got 32 months of job creation, 5.2 million jobs. the national export initiative, exports were up 38%. i think people are going to hear that and i think they're going to recognize that governor romney's plan of adding $2 trillion to military spending and at the same time promising $5 trillion of tax
. >> hello wisconsin. >> reporter: the president started his three state swing in paul ryan's home state where he asked for more time to finish the job. >> as long as there is a single american who wants a job but can't find one our work isn't done. >> reporter: rounding out his day campaign stops in nevada and colorado. it combined 15elect, roal votes. the running mates also out in full force. four campaign events between the two. in iowa, the vice president accused the romney campaign of flip-flopping. > >> they are shameless. >> reporter: in colorado paul ryan argued the obama policies aren't working >> reporter: over the next several days you can expect to see more events just like those in the remaining swing states. also though don't be surprise fire department the campaigns -- surprised if the campaigns decide to add extra stops. >> talked more about where they will be so tell us in the remaining days where. >> reporter: this is going to be one busy schedule for both of them. let's start with romney and show you what he will be up too tomorrow. he will travel to wisconsin and o
and paul ryan. storm watch coverage continues and we have an important you for the risks with using generators after a storm. a live look outside right now, there is a, after the storm. the storm.er storm. t[ mitt romney ] there are two very different paths the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make s sure that wget people off of food stamps not by cutting the program but by getting them good jobs. i'll work with you. i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to ma sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of the earth. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just dayays later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that thelant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crow
. much of breezy point is still under water. today, mitt romney will be in florida. paul ryan will be in wisconsin. joe biden will be in florida before heading to iowa. president obama will keep his focus on storm damage and recovery. >> a deal between disney and the production company behind the " star wars" movies is in the making. the deal includes rights to the "indiana jones" franchise. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. purchaseink disney's of the lucas film library will be good for the "star wars" film library? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 5:12. 41 degrees at the airport. plenty of "star wars" costumes. >> we are trying to make a return to normal on the area roads. we have some anncr: it's endorsed by business leaders... small business owner: question seven means thousands of jobs... in baltimore and across maryland... anncr: and labor groups... construction worker: question seven lets us bring good jobs... back home. anncr: the teachers back it... teacher: millio
will hit three battleground states in total today. first ohio, iowa and later wisconsin. paul ryan, the vice-presidentialal nominee is crisscrossing florida with three events across the state after he spent two days, friday and saturday throughout the state of ohio. but thng a back seat to sandy. maria molina live in the fox news extreme weather center with the latest on the track for sandy. maria, what do you see this hour. >> bill, good to see you. unfortunately sandy is coming. it is a very large storm system like we've been mentioning. over 800 miles wide. ism packs will be felt in portions of great lakes and west of michigan. waves are building 25 feet because of the storm system by early tuesday morning. portions of west virgina under a blizzard warning. we're expecting two to three feet of? factor that with strong winds you're talking about whiteout conditions across portions of the state of west virgina. toward the coast we're dealing with potential flooding across the d.c., baltimore area. the rain stretches into southeastern portions of west virginia. storm surge to could
will be in wisconsin and colorado today. joe biden will head to i want. mitt romney will be in virginia, and paul ryan will be in colorado. we will have a live report coming up. and already a record snowfall in the great smoky mountains. that is one byproduct of hurricane sandy. officials say this is the biggest on record for the month of october. perhaps a missouri school district says it may soon stop teaching students how to write in cursive. teachers say the practice is obsolete. students have mixed opinions. >> i think they should teach it, because we will have a second way to write. >> i live right in my name in paris a -- in cursive. >> if you order something online, you do not need cursive. >> there is no word on when a final decision could be made, and that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think cursive is a worthwhile thing to teach in school? >> millions without power, and they cannot write. >> that is the way they do it these days. many students take the class from today. they might be speaking a few halloween treats. max if you want to get that can be out of your
state, including a rousing rally with paul ryan last night in north canton, ohio. the campaign says about 8,000 people showed up for that event, braving some pretty brisk temperatures outside last night. now, he still has some work to do here. the latest cnn poll has the president up 50 to 46, four points. that's about half of what the lead was just a few weeks ago. governor romney has chipped into that lead, but he still has some ways to go. for the president, he just wrapped up a 5,000-plus-mile barn storming tour. he took the day off the trail, spent a lot of time doing interviews on the radio and television, including mvp. he's trying to court that young vote that helped him win the white house four years ago. back to sandy, they have cancelled events in new hampshire and virginia. the president campaigns in new hampshire today. governor romney heads off to florida. >> joe and nika are here with "weekend mojo." president obama voted early. do you think that's going to play a role? >> early voting obviously very important. we were talking about this earlier. the polls break a big
and coral gables -- tampa and coral gables. his running mate paul ryan plans appearances today in wisconsin and thursday in colorado. both campaigns are trying to make up ground after having to take time off due to hurricane sandy. what we know so far is that mitt romney will return to virginia on thursday after canceling events there over the weekend. in washington, i'm torre dunham, back to you. >>> we are getting new video in overnight from new york to show you of just how bad the flooding is in the big apple. this surveillance video from a railroad tunnel just under the east river. it connects long island to the mainland. if you look to the left of your screen, you can see torents of water pouring into that tunnel. this is going to be a big problem for days to come and transportation in new york has ground to a halt. millions of people who use the subway system daily, most of that is under water. all that water now needs to be pumped out and there was no drainage system for those tunnels, this story will likely continue for a number of days as well. the city has to figure out how to get
a different course. >> in his native wisconsin, paul ryan also tried to make a compelling case. to go let's wake up wednesday morning knowing we did everything we possibly could, because as we all know, wisconsin is one of the critical battleground states. appreciate it. to go his surrogates picked up this last from bill clinton. take a mitt romney strategy is to blame him for everything under the sun. take of the facts are mitt romney will say anything, anything to win. in the final days, the ground game is about expanding the map. it to go there is testing going on with other states that might be in play. >> their schedules say it all. mitt romney will be in virginia tomorrow. the president plans to hit wisconsin, nev., and ohio on his in the wakeck here yek. >> of hurricane sandy, there was a lot of concerned people would not be headed to the polls, but the number early voters so far is more than 162,000. people tell us they are voting today because they are expecting really heavy turnout next week. some places reporting lines as long as two hours to make up for the early voting been w
mitt romney is in ohio joining up with his running mate, paul ryan, on that bus tour. yesterday romney campaigned in florida, telling supporters the president has failed to deliver on the promises he made during his first campaign. romney says he won't do that. he also said his tenure as president will include more cooperation across the isle. romney told the crowd now is not the time to demonize political opponents. he wants to build bridges with democrats. >>> and the men are off the campaign trail today. yesterday the president rallied a crowd in new hampshire. he hit mitt romney on his record as massachusetts gov. he said romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also says it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. both president obama and mitt romney has cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. the romney campaign said a scheduled stop in the swing state of virginia will not happen today because of the growing threat from sandy. first lady michelle obama has cancelled an appeara
cleared. mr. romney's running mate paul ryan held one event in florida before cutting the day short and heading to his home in wisconsin. in terms of hurricane sandy's direct effect on next week's election, chuck todd reports tonight that the fema director craig foou gait has told states if they incur extra costs because of the storm, if they have to move polling places or bring in generators for power, should sandy cause elections officials any expensive changes, states and cities will be reimbursed for those costs by the federal disaster relief, ev if one doesn't believe in that sort of thing. this is not a time for ideology. let's bring in michelle franzen in battery park in lower manhattan. everybody has been keeping an eye on the storm surge and wondering how high the water is going to rise. and what threat it's going to impose. what can you tell us about the conditions and how they are changing now? >> reporter: they have certainly deteriorat deteriorat deteriorated. we have a photo to show you. there's some water that's been reported gushing into the brooklyn battery tunnel.
live at 5:25 eastern and then back to ohio later with mitt romney, paul ryan's, and their wives. they will have former secretary of state condoleezza rice and former senator and presidential candidate john mccain at the rally in west chester, ohio, at 7:30 p.m. coming up in a few minutes, we are expecting an update on hurricane sandy from fema. in the meantime, new jersey rep lobiondo on how things are in his district. >> frank lobiondo represents a currency itself new jersey. i want to get a sense in your district in how it is today. how bad is it in southern new jersey? guest: new jersey has been hit very hard. i have the lower third of the state, the second congressional district. we have a lot of damage. the atlantic is sending casinos are still down and there is a ban on residents returning to atlantic's city. some of the other barrier islands have allowed residents to return. the storm has caused infrastructure problems with the water and sewer. there're a lot of people out of electricity and it's getting pretty cold that night. i was able to go up with the coastguard on a
the year. i know you have criticized the president on this but paul ryan vo voted for that. so how do you make the case? >> republicans and democrats supported the sequestration announcement 15 months ago in august of 2011, but it was supposed to be a hammer not a policy. in other words, the super committee was supposed to get a budget deal done but now, lester, we're two months away from crippling cuts to the military. that ought to call them devastating. in virginia it's 200,000 jobs. the president has been a bystander. bob woodward said this wasn't the president's idea to have $600 billion in defense cuts on 0 top of the $400 billion this year. >> we know it's a huge issue. >> it is. the fact is you have to have a solution. here we are a couple days before an election, two months before they go into effect, and the president just hasn't led on this. that's my criticism at this point. we're home to 150,000 men and women in uniform. 800,000 veterans. and they just like to sit and watch. in a time of war you don't cut the military by a trillion dollars. >> we have to end. i appreciate you
, is with governor romney. >> i would tell people to be watching wisconsin even more than ohio. paul ryan is very popular there. he's known state wide. his numbers are fantastic, and that's a state that has already survived a recall. there's a good republican organization on the ground because of the scott walker vote. the man did even better in the recall. >> sean: if romney loses ohio, he's got to get colorado, new hampshire, or ohio. >> look. they already had a presidential turnout almost. it was two million people, and the republicans won by six. they have a big ground operation. the other states moving, the ones where they've not been poisoned by money, minnesota, pennsylvania, michigan are also moving because of the national polls. right now this is moving romney, but if they don't -- you know, this could still move back. the bottom line, this storm gives obama the potential to demonstrate something that has been lacking, leadership. his numbers are dropping. whichever state you look at, however you slice it, he's dropping, his approval is going down. republican identification is going up.
. governor romney and paul ryan were forced to cancel events in virginia and turn their attention to ohio, the state that's looking more and more like a clincher. lady liberty is celebrating a birthday today, her 126th. >> and officials hope sandy will not crash her reopening party, after being closed for renovations since 2011. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. and this is maryland. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundred
: on sunday in ohio mitt romney and paul ryan took a break from their campaign message to talk about hurricane sandy barreling toward the east coast. >> let's today when we get home put in our prayers the people who are on the east coast, in the wake of this big storm that's coming. [ applause ] >> let's not forget those fellow americans of ours. >> reporter: the hurricane caused romney to cancel three rallies sunday in the battleground state of virginia and to make available his campaign bus to distribute supplies. romney then headed to another must-win state ohio, where ryan was already campaigning. >> i know they're chant human being -- chanting "nine more years," but we're chanting "nine more days." >> nine more days! >> reporter: recent polls averaged together show romney trailing the president by two points. in sunday the state's republican governor john kasich said romney has the momentum. >> i believe right now we are currently ahead. internals show us currently ahead. honestly think that romney's going to carry ohio and you know i haven't been saying t
, canceling sunday rallies in virginia and north carolina in the storm's path. instead, he will join paul ryan's bus tour in ohio. >> our thoughts and prayers are with the people who will find themselves at times my. >> president obama will do one last rally in florida before heading back to washington. on sunday, the bill as it met with the federal of its management agency -- the president met with the federal limits the management agency. >> anything they need, we will be there, and we will cut through red tape and we will not get bogged down with the rules. >> in florida, the president told campaign workers that turnout is key. >> will ever is able to get voters out will in florida. >> maryland has already cancelled early voting today. virginia, op-ed announced it, could see power outages lasting until the election -- for jack, a battleground state, could see power outages lasting until election day. >> we got things back on in seven days. we are not expecting that this time. >> virginia is planning to extend hours for absentee voting. those early votes could be critical. from washington, i
there with paul ryan and mitt romney i think that is exactly the difference between these campaigns. campaigns. president obama can't say that. he can give that speech but no one, his record shows that is not who he is. i think they have a winning argument. i hope they win because i believe romney-ryan will have an opportunity to really address problems and i might say, too, gretchen, on the foreign stage, they're both novice, but i think their instincts are right about american power. i think across the board, they'll do a better job. >> gretchen: check him out on the "new york post." thank you. we're tracking sandy this morning. it will make landfall tonight. for some, the damage already done. this is north carolina. our live coverage continues moments away. first, let's check in with martha mccallum. >> good morning. it is a big, big day. you've got hurricane sandy threatening the east coast and throwing a wrench into this razor tight presidential race for all kinds of reasons. we're really in the path of both of these storm this morning. here in new york, and bill is in the heat of the ra
presidential candidate paul ryan was here. we'll also be seeing, of course, president obama here today. you know, it's really interesting. something i want to point out, charles woodson of the green bay packers will be here to rally this crowd here at the airport ahead of president obama. he is the safety for the green bay packers. if you know about football, what does the safety do? they protect against long passes against, that's right, the hail mary, something the obama campaign is trying to do here in wisconsin. >> i like that football metaphor. i don't usually follow them all that closely. but thank you, brianna. appreciate it. little bit of a rough morning. traffic was terrible for you. >> yes. >> plus that three person rule. >> we had to drive around brooklyn, pick up cnn employees to hit the carpool rule. >> what a mess. thank you for being here. >> thanks for tolerating my lateness. >> we had an empty chair in honor of you. >> today is the day. >> let's bring in senator robert m menendez. there was a tour with the president and chris christie, taking a look at some of the really ha
. >> reporter: meanwhile, paul ryan and his wife jana spent halloween in their hometown in wisconsin taking their kids trick-or-treating. a maris poll shows a tightening in key states, the president still holds leads in three of them. in iowa, president obama maintains a six-point lead over mitt romney, down from eight two weeks ago. in wisconsin, romney has cut the president's lead in half, he now trails by three points. and in new hampshire, it's basically a dead heat. the president at 49%, romney with 47%. the granite state will be mitt romney's final stop before election day. >> reporter: the schedule tells you everything, the president four times in ohio. he'll be multiple times in wisconsin and iowa these last four days. only one stop each in florida and new hampshire and nevada, matt. >> chuck todd at the white house, let me remind our viewers, election night coverage will come to you from democracy plaza here at rockefeller center. it will be open to the public starting tomorrow. >> we want to return to the gridlock that's being caused by the storm. nbc's kerry sanders is above yonk
. and one in new hampshire for tomorrow. he instead held a rally in ohio with running mate paul ryan as heart of his bus tour. today romney will be heading away from the atlantic coast and he'll campaign in ohio, iowa, and wisconsin. >>> and the storm system is also forcing early voting to be suspended in dc. in maryland, governor martin o'malley declared a state of emergency and ordered all early voting centers to close. the dc board of elections will decide today if early voting will reopen later this week. over the weekend, there were long lines in both the district and maryland. turnout was much bigger than expected. the lines were so long that a few gave up. some tell us they wait four hours to cast a ballot. wow. >> yeah. >>> all right it is 8:15 now. >> let's get the latest from tucker barnes on, what else, hurricane sandy. tucker, i wish we were talking about something else today. >> wouldn't it be nice? typical of october. let's get to it right away, a lot of information to share you. let's start with the radar, good rains now, and in fact flooding issues up towards baltimor
'll join running mate congressman paul ryan for a big rally in ohio. both campaigns are also unleashing a blizzard of final week tv ads to sway undecided voters in key swing states. >>> yet another shark attack in california, but unlike last week's victim the 25-year-old surfer bitten on tuesday has survived. he's been hospitalized and is in fair condition. fellow surfers helped rescue the man who was suffering from a 14-inch bite from what experts say was likely a great white. >>> and now for a look at what's trending today, our quick roundup of what has you talking online. disney's announcement tuesday that it is buying lukas film for more than $4 billion is a huge deal online. disney has vowed to make at least three more "star wars" movies with the first one due out 2015, circle your calendar, and some diehard fans are wondering how the entertainment giant disney will handle the cherished film franchise. >>> octomom nadya suleman has checked in to a rehab program to deal with anxiety and stress. she has been taking xanax under a doctor's care but felt she needed a treatment program t
. if he wins paul ryan's home state, he has a way to get to 270 without ohio. they don't think that's going to be easy because they think wisconsin is going to be very difficult. they think iowa is going to be very difficult. and there's still some question about new hampshire. and if that's the case, and you look at those numbers this way, then ohio becomes incredibly crucial to mitt romney. he would need florida, virginia, ohio, and colorado to get to 275. >> what i read in all that stuff, is that those of us who will be working election night will need to get some sleep. it's going to be a long night. >> people ask me how long is election night going to be? i say it's going to be a long month. >> yeah, we'll see you thursday. good to talk to you. thanks very much. >>> time now for a check of some of the other stories this morning. jenna wolf is at the news desk. >> an american student has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a fellow student in rome. more now from duncan golestani. >> reporter: authorities took this man into custody hours after he allegedly stabbed a friend aft
: president obama has been here eight times this year, governor romney has been here 6. paul ryan may be eligible to vote, he's been here that much. joe biden has been here once. we have had a lot of its from michelle obama. we have seen plenty of action this cycle. host: bill clinton could be coming to your state. he is scheduled to campaign for the president today in colorado. he was supposed to be in colorado springs tuesday but cancelled due to the storm. guest: pending the outcome of the storm on the east coast, we will see both candidates later in the week. governor romney was here last week and held a rally at red rock and thousands were turned away. the following day, he held a -- president obama held a rally in denver and drew a crowd estimated at 16,000. the governor this week has reserved an amphitheater in the southern suburbs of has a capacity of 18,000 people. there were looking at going to boulder to hold a rally there. they're certainly trying to turn out a lot of voters with momentum. host: one week to go and looking at the momentum in colorado. the numbers are on you
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